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  snopes.com: Pepsi Brings Back Ancestors
Pepsi was "the kitchen drink" while Coke remained "the living room" beverage, and it was not uncommon for penny-wise hostesses to furtively decant Pepsi into glasses and then hide the bottles so they could present it to guests as Coca-Cola.
Folks were buying and drinking Pepsi, but thanks to the ad campaign that positioned the drink as the cheap alternative to something better, they did not feel encouraged to admit they liked it.
Pepsi almost totally ignored this shift, preferring to star one clean-cut syrupy-pure group of young people after another in its ads.
www.snopes.com /business/misxlate/ancestor.asp   (1475 words)

  
  Pepsi Panic of 1993. Roadside America
Pepsi began producing video news releases that would be distributed via satellite to local TV stations across the country.
Pepsi estimates that the footage was shown on 403 stations, and seen by 187 million viewers.
Pepsi pressured the FDA to issue a statement calling the incidents a series of hoaxes.
www.roadsideamerica.com /rant/pepsipanic.html   (1276 words)

  
  Pepsi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As Pepsi was initially intended to cure stomach pains, many believe Bradham coined the name Pepsi from either the condition dyspepsia (stomachache or indigestion) or the possible one-time use of pepsin root as an ingredient (often used to treat upset stomachs).
In 2005, Pepsi Cappuccino was released in Romania and Bulgaria with another coffee flavored cola called Pepsi Tarik in Malaysia and Pepsi Cafechino in India.
"Pepsi" eventually became an offensive nickname for Francophones viewed as a lower class by Anglophones in the middle of the 20th century.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pepsi   (2152 words)

  
 Pepsi
Once Pepsi and the FDA were sure that the alleged "finds" in Pepsi cans were hoax's by people looking to make a quick buck from Pepsi, an all-out media campaign was launched by Pepsi to reassure alarmed customers.
Pepsi allowed news crews into the manufacturing plants to demonstrating how it was virtually impossible to place an object in a can and if it was done how it would easily be detected.
Pepsi pressured the FDA to issue a statement calling the incidents a series of hoaxes.
www.ohnonews.com /pepsi.html   (412 words)

  
 Britvic - Pepsi
Pepsi is a carbonated cola drink available in a range of variants to cater for consumers' tastes, needs and preferences.
Pepsi comes in a range of pack formats including 150ml and 330ml cans, 500ml, 1.5 Litre and 2 Litre PET bottles, 300ml returnable glass bottles and is also available on dispense.
Pepsi Max's unique proposition is 'maximum taste, no sugar', and building on its continued success, Pepsi Max Twist (with a twist of Lemon and Lime) was introduced in 2005.
www.britvic.com /Brand.aspx?key=Pepsi   (650 words)

  
 Pepsi Challenge   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Every morning at 6 o'clock, Kevin Jacks is on the road, barreling his Pepsi truck down a series of old highways that connect the sleepy, northern Indiana towns of Bremen, Nappanee and South Bend along the southern shore of Lake Michigan.
Sales of Pepsi's Aquafina water, for example, have grown 28 percent during the past three years, analysts say, while Pepsi's carbonated drink sales have sputtered, up just.2 percent at PBG for the first three months of this year.
Pepsi products are out of stock roughly 9 percent of the time, on average, Johnsen says, another problem he believes the wireless system can eliminate.
www.cioinsight.com /print_article/0,3668,a=40227,00.asp   (5394 words)

  
 Antique Pepsi Bottles
Pepsi started in New Bern, NC in 1898 as Brad's Drink, but changed its name to "Pepsi-Cola" in 1903.
A few early Pepsi bottles (before 1907) were made of amber glass, but be careful of the 75th anniversary reproduction bottle from New Bern, NC which is amber and came with a paper label and whittled neck.
The words "Pepsi" and "Cola" were separated by two dashes (called double dot) until 1951 when the modern logo with a single dash was introduced.
www.antiquebottles.com /pepsi   (334 words)

  
 The Official Web Site of Pepsi Center
With Pepsi Center E-Previews you can get the latest news and events sent to your computer.
The 2008 Democratic National Convention is being held at the Pepsi Center August 25-28.
Located on the Club Level across from sections 228-232 the Lexus Club is open to support our hometown sports teams which include the Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche, Colorado Crush and Colorado Mammoth.
rd.business.com /index.asp?epm=s.1&bdcq=Pepsi&bdcr=9&bdcu=http://www.pepsicenter.com/&bdct=20080609180602&bdcp=&partner=2662601&bdcs=nwuuid-2662601-7047AEF1-92DF-F52F-A78F-F186C5E68A8F-ym   (140 words)

  
 Apple and Pepsi to Give Away 100 Million Free Songs
“Pepsi has marketed their products through music for generations, and this is going to be another one that is remembered for decades.”
Pepsi has a long history of integrating music as a core platform in their marketing programs.
PEPSI SMASH, a one-hour wall-to-wall music television show that debuted last summer on the WB TV network and featured live musical performances, is one of Pepsi’s ongoing music initiatives.
www.apple.com /pr/library/2003/oct/16pepsi.html   (647 words)

  
 Boycott Watch - Bill O'Reilly Launches Pepsi Boycott After Pepsi Decides To Use Rapper Ludacris In Adds.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
According to a Pepsico spokesman, Pepsi is setting up a 6-person steering committee comprised of 2 people from the Hip-Hop Action Network, 1 person from the Ludacris Foundation, and 3 people from Pepsico.
The boycott is based on Pepsi hiring a spokesman who is "peddling antisocial behavior" according to O'Reilly.
In the conversation, Casabona denied that any lewd or degrading music by Ludacris has any effect on Pepsi since Ludacris was representing fun in the Pepsi ads, but did not deny that Ludacris's lyrics were controversial at best.
www.boycottwatch.org /misc/OReillyVSPepsi.htm   (443 words)

  
 PEPSI   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pepsi is planning to continue its operations in Mexico and Coca-Cola Femsa will focus on expanding its market share in Latin America.
Pepsi is relying on bottler Buenos Aires Embotelladora to increase its share to 25%.
In the closing days of 1994, Pepsi Cola made headlines when it announced it would invest some $400 million here in a bold effort to capture an additional 17% of the market in the next five years.
distance.una.edu /~kabsher/pepsi.htm   (1341 words)

  
 Pepsi Recipes   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Boil 6 to 8 cups of Pepsi in a stainless steel pot until reduced to syrup.
The Pepsi sauce will burn if cooked too long, so it should be basted on the ribs at the end.
In a 8-quart soup pot, combine the pepsi, water, seafood seasoning, salt and cayenne pepper.
www.pepsitown.com /Recipes.htm   (613 words)

  
 Ludacris Pepsi Boycott Fizzles - Feb 12, 2003 - E! Online News   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Just days after rap mogul and activist Russell Simmons threatened a boycott of the beverage maker over their dissing of Ludacris, Pepsi has extended a multimillion-dollar olive branch.
Pepsi has agreed to donate millions of dollars over the next several years through Simmons' Hip-Hop Summit Action Network and the Ludacris Foundation that will benefit "grass-roots, nonprofit organizations serving the needs of disadvantaged youth throughout the United States," according to a joint statement.
But when Pepsi turned around and signed the F-bomb-dropping Osbournes to pitch Pepsi Twist (the memorable commercial, costarring the Osmonds and Florence Henderson, debuted during the Super Bowl), the proverbial [bleep] hit the fan.
www.eonline.com /News/Items/0,1,11275,00.html?newsrellink   (561 words)

  
 Pepsi Blue news and updates: the blog dedicated to the berry-flavored soda   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pepsi Not Feeling Blue "Where Pepsi Blue didn't live up to expectations was we got fewer than the broad or adult usage than we had hoped for.
Pepsi Blue Gail Johnson investigates the ramifications of Pepsi's attempts to trademark the colour blue.
Pepsi, and all references to Pepsi stuff are trademarks of PepsiCo, Inc. All other brands, product names, logos, images, multimedia elements, and technologies are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders, and are hereby acknowledged.
www.spudart.org /pepsiblue   (1751 words)

  
 Pepsi
Pepsi-Cola represents a major force in the soft drink industry world wide, consistently moving from strength to strength through a firm commitment to striving harder, doing better, and breaking ground.
Our products, including Pepsi, Pepsi Max, 7 UP and Mirinda, are all household names in their own right throughout Europe.
Pepsi offers individuals this kind of flexibility; as a team player you become involved in a range of cross-functional initiatives, constantly gaining a fresh perspective of the business.
pepsi.newjobs.co.uk /english/pepsi.html   (164 words)

  
 Antique Pepsi Bottle Hall of Fame
If you have a top Pepsi that you would like to brag about here, then please submit JPG picture and description to rlynch@antiquebottles.com.
Note that Pepsi companies used the same bottle for Pepsi and Ginger Ale, so you had to see the label to know which.
AU2 is machine and this is blown, AU2 has ROOT on the bottom and this has a plain base, AU2 is mint green and this is ice blue, so this is an earlier/unknown variant of AU2.
www.antiquebottles.com /pepsi/fame.html   (305 words)

  
 Curiouser and Curiouser: Why Pepsi Sucks
Coke has more zing - tastes better and unlike the flat and bland Pepsi, is brisk and refreshing.
I never drink that disgusting Pepsi anyway, but here is a list of some of their other products that I won't be buying unless they fix this disastrous mistake - and quick.
If they could make money selling bombs to terrorists there is no doubt in my mind that they would do it and then try to convince us it was the right thing to do.
www.mpturner.net /2005/05/why_pepsi_sucks.html   (542 words)

  
 LEAHLAND... Pepsi Beanies   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This limited edition set of Pepsi bears was produced by Taylor Sports.
These very hard to find bears were created for the 1999 Jerry's Special Events hosted by a local Philadelphia Pepsi franchise.
These were produced in 1998, and are now very hard to come by.
home.att.net /~leahland/pepsi.html   (140 words)

  
 Greenville Pepsi
Pepsi Cola is a carbonated beverage that is produced and manufactured by PepsiCo.
The word Pepsi comes from the Greek word "pepsi" (πέψη), which is a medical term, describing the food dissolving process within one's stomach.
Excessive sugar intake is thought to be a contributing factor in the development of certain types of diabetes.
rd.business.com /index.asp?epm=s.1&bdcq=Pepsi&bdcr=3&bdcu=http://www.greenvillepepsi.com/&bdct=20080609180602&bdcp=&partner=2662601&bdcs=nwuuid-2662601-7047AEF1-92DF-F52F-A78F-F186C5E68A8F-ym   (1511 words)

  
 Oligopoly Watch
Pepsi owns substantial shares in two of its biggest bottlers.
Pepsi Bottling Group has sales in 41 US states and in a number of overseas countries.
PepsiAmericas is the result of the 2000 merger of the #2 Pepsi bottler (Whitman Corp.) and the #3 one, the original PepsiAmericas.
www.oligopolywatch.com /2003/12/19.html   (570 words)

  
 snopes.com: 'SEX' in Pepsi Cool Cans
For a limited time during the summer of 1990 (Memorial Day through the Fourth of July), Pepsi distributed its flagship soft drink in four specially-designed "Cool Cans" as part of a promotional campaign.
It wasn't long before someone came up with a new version of the Pepsi Challenge: find the secret word
by stacking one neon Pepsi can on top of another.
www.snopes.com /business/hidden/coolcans.asp   (222 words)

  
 News - Japanese gamers offered Pepsi-blue Nintendo DS // DS /// Eurogamer
Although several EG staffers are firmly allied to that other evil fl liquid Diet Coke, if we were Japanese we'd probably have to consider buying some Pepsi this coming March in order to get our names in the hat for a new Nintendo/Pepsi cross-promotion giving away a rather special-looking blue-tinted Nintendo DS.
According to a report on Game Watch, Pepsi drinkers who send in stickers from Pepsi bottles next month will be entered into a prize draw to win a special Pepsi Blue Nintendo DS, pictured here along with a rather fetching case and some Pepsi headphones.
Other prizes in the draw include Pepsi-flavoured bottle caps, tape rolls and other throwaway items adorned with Mario Bros. characters, which, although we'd be gutted to win them and miss out on the DS, are certainly unique and worthy little commemorative baubles.
www.eurogamer.net /article.php?article_id=57937   (160 words)

  
 Andy's Pepsiholic Haven
be it Pepsi or the soft drink brand of your choice, you have to go to a full supermarket to get it and then just to add insult to injury, they only sell em warm off the shelf.
Gone were the days of stopping off on my way home to grab a cold sixer at the local corner store, still I had not fully appreciated the full extent of the insidious master plan devised by the soft drink industry.
Although I admit they were right, the glass does get colder, but if we were to go back to glass now I would miss the caps and the ability to sneak one in almost everywhere I go.
www.sirpepsi.com /default.htm   (1512 words)

  
 Commercial Closet
As a matter of fact, the crowd seems to love him for what he is. He encourage all the "closet Pepsi/Diet Pepsi drinkers" to be proud of their "difference".
In 2002, Pepsi became the first soft drink anywhere to advertise directly to the gay market, by sponsoring a program on Canada's PrideVision, the first 24-hour gay network in the world, though Coca-Cola has sponsored Montreal's gay pride events, known as Divers/Cite.
Also in 2002, Pepsi Australia ran a commercial that features a wrestler who tries to kiss a female fairy.
www.commercialcloset.org /cgi-bin/iowa/portrayals.html?record=960   (603 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Pepsi ads wink at music downloading   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The sassy ad, to be seen by Super Bowl's 88 million viewers on Feb 1, is a wink at the download hot button.
Pepsi hopes the promotion will connect its flagship cola, as well as Sierra Mist and Diet Pepsi, with teens who've shown more affinity for bottled water, energy drinks and the Internet.
The ad identifies the teens as a "few of the kids sued for downloading music free off the Internet." RIAA has filed 914 lawsuits since it began cracking down in September, including 532 this week.
www.usatoday.com /tech/news/2004-01-22-sb-pepsi_x.htm   (536 words)

  
 C_reader
they met she thought the Pepsi thing was just a big goof.
To his thinking, Pepsi is an inherently patriotic libation.
At my age arthritis and cholesterol can both be an issue and while drinking nothing but Pepsi full time, I just can't peel off the excess pounds I'd like.
www.sirpepsi.com /pepsi10.htm   (2607 words)

  
 PEPSI for the LBT: Home
PEPSI is a high-resolution echelle spectrograph with two polarimeters for the Large Binocular Telescope (LBT) in Arizona.
It is a project of the Astrophysical Institute Potsdam (AIP).
They each consist of eight lenses and include one aspheric surface and have a typical lens diameter...
www.aip.de /pepsi   (70 words)

  
 Pepsi Smash TV Show - Pepsi Smash Television Show - TV.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The WB will bring six episodes of a new live music series this summer, which feature Pepsi as a premiere sponsor.
The cola giant will fork over a large chunk of the show's estimated $800,000 to $1 million budget.
Tell the world what you think of Pepsi Smash, write a review for this show.
www.tv.com /pepsi-smash/show/17993/summary.html   (147 words)

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